Gaps in Training, Poor Adherence Highlight Need For Gastroenterologists To Demand Improved Onboarding Tools

Desperate for relief, many people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)—either Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis—rely on biologic therapies that require users to self-inject. Because self-injecting can be a daunting task—evidenced by the 45% of patients who skip or altogether avoid injections due to anxiety or fear—proper training and onboarding is critical. Even more [...]

Gaps in Training, Poor Adherence Highlight Need For Dermatologists To Demand Improved Onboarding Tools

Desperate for relief, many people living with psoriasis and atopic dermatitis rely on biologic therapies that require users to self-inject. Because self-injecting can be a daunting task—evidenced by the 45% of patients who skip or altogether avoid injections due to anxiety or fear—proper training and onboarding is critical. Even more alarming is that nearly [...]

Gaps in Training, Poor Adherence Highlight Need For Rheumatologists To Demand Improved Onboarding Tools

Desperate for relief, many people living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other chronic conditions rely on biologic therapies that require users to self-inject. Because self-injecting can be a daunting task—evidenced by the 45% of patients who skip or altogether avoid injections due to anxiety or fear—proper training and onboarding is critical. Even more alarming [...]

Training Diabetes Patients on Self-Injection Is Essential

Ensuring that diabetes patients correctly administer their insulin or glucagon is a priority for prescribers and patients alike. Keeping tabs on the extent to which patients are (or are not) taking their medications as prescribed, however, is increasingly complicated due to technical innovations in drug delivery. Read full article >

Training Devices Increase Patient Engagement and Adherence – Creating Better Outcomes

Across the US, half of all adults live with a chronic disease – and many of them are prescribed a self-injectable therapy to help manage their condition. As the patient population and demand for self-injection treatments continue to grow, so will the number of patients being introduced to self-injection drug delivery devices. This growing [...]

For Patients Who Self-Inject, Training Devices May Hold Multiple Benefits

For patients living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s or other autoimmune diseases, one of the hardest parts of dealing with the condition may be the need to self-inject medication. While doctors and nurses try to put patients at ease by demonstrating self-injection techniques in the office, there are many factors that may affect patients’ comfortability [...]

Improving Patients’ Self-Injection Experience

The rapid advancement of biologic therapies has created numerous opportunities for improving patient self injection. As a result, every year, more patients are being introduced to both established and new devices for home treatment. However, studies have shown some patients find it hard to follow the required steps outlined in instructions for use (IFU) documents [...]

Noble Announces New Executive Director and Director of Business Development

Noble is excited to welcome Joe Masci as Executive Director of Business Development. Masci joins Noble with more than 12 years of direct industry experience supporting both US and global customers over a wide range of combination drug delivery products, including nasal, injection and respiratory devices for a major pharmaceutical device design, development and [...]

2019-01-17T12:27:48-04:00January 17th, 2019|Noble, Training Devices|

Autoinjector Training May Lead to Patient Adherence

Patient training devices used to ease anxiety related to the use of autoinjectors and prefilled syringes may offer industry data that can be used to develop and/or enhance these and other types of combination drug products. Pharmaceutical Technology spoke with Elizabeth Hawkins, Director of Marketing at Noble, about how Noble’s advanced, multisensory patient training devices may [...]